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Why do urine samples come back as normal but there are leukocytes in my urine
A 22-year-old female asked:
Why does leukocyte show up in my urine test at the doctors when the tests come back from the lab as normal?
Specimen collection?: Maybe a difference in collection technique, such as a better "clean catch" specimen on the one that went to the lab. Or a difference in testing method... Read More
710 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
I have continued blood, protein and sometimes leukocytes in my urine over the last 4 months. 50% of my urine cultures come back normal though. ?
Dr. George Valdezanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Persistent blood should be explained. You need to see a urologist to have them do further tests such as cystoscopy to examine in more detail.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Alvin Linanswered
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Only 50%?: What happened to other 50%? Blood in urine suggests stones, infections, cancer (sorry but I have to state that) & kidney tissue problems, in no partic... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
White blood cells found in urine sample, waiting for urine cultures to come back. what does this mean?
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohananswered
Dermatology 59 years experience
Ask the Dr: A few WBC is normal. You neglected to include enough information for any answer. How many WBC? Symptoms? Other findings in urine? Without the answers ... Read More
777 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old male asked:
I got my lab results back today for a urine sample the doctor said to take azo for relief. because of that the test results didn't come back clear. how do i get in contact with the doctor to see what to do next? do i let the azo clear my system?
You may have misunderstood your doctor, or she doesn't understand which product you took. The main Azo product (phenazopyridine) doesn't interfere wit... Read More
Reviewed >2 years ago
A 18-year-old female asked:
I've had upset/nauseated stomach for the past three weeks. had a haemotology report, stool sample, and urine sample come back clear. what is wrong?!
Dr. John Michelanswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Much to talk about.: First do you take too much caffeine. Are you drinking and not telling anyone. ARe you taking some sort of supplement from over the counter. If none o... Read More
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 65-year-old female asked:
Trying to find out why this would happen. handed in a pale yellow urine sample and results come back as color is stated red ? also stated on results no rbc found?
Dr. John Berrymananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Lab results may be inaccurate or misplaced. Get another "clean catch" urine sample, and ask your physician to order a repeat test.
Answered Sep 23, 2021
A 38-year-old male asked:
Having urger to pee, and uncomfortable. i have been taking bactrim for a few days. taken an std test that has come back negative. but still have a trace of leukocytes in my urine?
Dr. Padmashri Rastogianswered
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Please get to the doctor who can check prostate. If no obstruction, then drink plenty of water, you can also try cranberry juice, there are some anecd... Read More
Answered >2 years ago
A 42-year-old female asked:
I had a specled ana come back from the lab, also squam epithel, hyaline casts, urobilinogen was lowand leukocytes =1in urine. autoimmune testing?
Rheumatologist: These urinalysis findings are nonspecific and don't denote any kidney disease. The ANA findings are also nondiagnostic and a titer would be more meani... Read More
2.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 28-year-old female asked:
What does it mean to have wbc clumps come back rare in a urine test? mucous - rare , bacteria- rare what does rare mean?
Dr. Jared Fialkowanswered
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urine tests: Often urine tests are contaminated by the bacteria and cells from around the vaginal area which can result in those type of findings. Unless you are... Read More
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 36-year-old female asked:
I've had four urine cultures done that come back with wbc and rbc without bacteria. i've had lower back pain and itchiness in vag. what could it be?
Clean catch: It is possible that material from a vaginal infection or inflammation contaminated your urine specimen. Sometimes a catheter is used to avoid that con... Read More
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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